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Table 5 Evaluation of prevention and treatment of malaria in nonimmune travelers and expatriate workers health education program via “Healthy Family” WeChat official account intervention group at 4 months (n = 721)

From: Using WeChat official accounts to improve malaria health literacy among Chinese expatriates in Niger: an intervention study

Satisfaction assessment questions Strongly agree Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly disagree
n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Using WeChat official account is a good way to teach me about malaria 332 (46.05) 367 (50.90) 15 (2.01) 7 (0.97) 0
I have enjoyed the “Healthy Family” official account 317 (43.97) 368 (51.04) 27 (3.74) 9 (1.25) 0
I was able to understand the all the messages 381 (52.84) 306 (42.44) 20 (2.77) 14 (1.94) 0
The new messages came at times that were good for me 301 (41.74) 401 (55.62) 11 (15.26) 7 (0.97) 0
I was motivated by the prevention and treatment of malaria in nonimmune travelers and expatriate workers challenges 197 (27.32) 412 (57.14) 112 (15.53) 69 (9.57) 0
The messages help me and remind me to protect myself from getting malaria 372 (51.60) 296 (41.05) 35 (4.85) 18 (2.50) 0
I like the consulting function of the WeChat official account 297 (41.19) 401 (55.62) 20 (2.77) 3 (0.42) 0
  Too basic n (%) About right n (%) Too hard/complicated n (%)
The information in the messages 7 (0.97) 672 (93.20) 42 (5.83)
The consulting information provided by experts 9 (1.25) 681 (94.45) 31 (4.23)
  Too few n (%) About right n (%) To many n (%)
The number of messages each week 33 (4.58) 673 (93.34) 15 (2.08)
  Less n (%) Stay the same n (%) More n (%)
If the program were to continue, I like the number of weekly messages to be 45 (6.24) 517 (71.71) 159 (22.05)
  No help n (%) About right n (%) Very helpful n (%)
The consulting function of the WeChat official account 31 (4.30) 591 (81.97) 99 (13.73)
  Yes n (%) No n (%)
I would like to continue receiving messages about malaria 597 (82.80) 124 (17.20)
I would like to continue using the consulting function 601 (83.35) 120 (16.64)
I would recommend this official account to a travelers or new arrivals 721 (100) 0